The year of youth

Svetlana Khorkina, a famous Russian gymnast, seven-time Olympic medallist and a State Duma Deputy

2009 has been declared by the Government as the Year of Youth. Does this suggest Russia’s young people are struggling and need help from the Government? Can officials ever really help the nation’s youth? We’ll be talking about this with Svetlana Khorkina, State Duma Deputy and winner of seven Olympic medals in gymnastics.